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A freight train crashed into the rear of a minivan stopped in traffic on the tracks Wednesday morning, pushing vehicle into an SUV in Garfield Ridge, but not causing any injuries.
The minivan was hit about 6:10 a.m. while it was stopped in traffic at a red light at Archer and Central avenues, Chicago police said.
The train hit the rear of the minivan, driven by an 18-year-old man, pushing it into a Ford Explorer driven by a 32-year-old man, police said.
No one in either vehicle was hurt.
The driver of the minivan was issued citations for disobeying a railroad crossing gate and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, police said. The driver of the SUV was cited for driving an uninsured vehicle.
This article first appeared on chicago.suntimes.com
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